Martin Potter

Councillor for Rainham North

Portfolio Holder for Education and Schools

Contact: or 01634 566475

A lifelong Rainham resident, Martin was first elected to represent his home ward of Rainham North in 2015. He has a degree in Information Technology and he is a secondary school teacher by profession. Martin joined the Council’s Cabinet as the Education Lead in 2016 and he has worked with schools and education partners to raise standards for children in Medway. Martin is also a director of Medway’s Music Hub, an organisation that provides musical opportunities to children across Medway.

Martin has worked hard on all variety of issues pursuing the very best for Rainham, including making passionate representations in support of protecting our rural areas and preserving Rainham’s character. Outside of Council pursuits, Martin once abseiled Medway’s tallest building and he enjoys swimming, a bit of running and regular walks in Riverside Country Park. If you need help or support you can always contact Martin or visit him at his monthly surgery.



Rainham Bloomers - Working Together in the Community

This weekend Councillors Jan Aldous, Rainham Central, and Martin Potter, Rainham North, were delighted with the excellent turnout at Riverside School Rainham by members of the community getting involved with the Rainham Bloomers project.

Funds to Support Youth Football in Rainham North

Councillor Martin Potter and fellow candidate for Rainham North, Kirstine Carr, are delighted to be supporting the youth football teams of Rainham Kenilworth FC who are based at Cozenton Park in Rainham.

Sun Shines on Excellent English Festival!

English Festival

An amazing day was had by all who attended this Saturday's English Festival, held at Riverside Country Park. The turnout was huge (perhaps the best ever!) and the activities, stalls and entertainment were made all the better by the spring sunshine.

Councillor David Carr

Medway Conservatives are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of David Carr – Councillor, colleague and dear friend to us all.

Cllr Martin Potter attends Grand Opening of Waterfront UTC

The new Waterfront UTC was officially opened on Thursday 6th December (2018) by former education secretary and UTC pioneer, Lord Baker of Dorking.

The UTC is part of the Howard School Trust and has made remarkable progress under the leadership of Principal, Paul Cottam.

See Also

Howard Doe

Deputy Leader of Medway Council and the Conservative Group

Councillor for Rainham South

Portfolio Holder for Housing and Community Services

Contact: or 01634 366419